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On the Olympics and our X-mas presents – Paul French

Paul French The production of Christmas presents is getting under heavy pressure because of the restrictions on visas for China, tells China-guru Paul French the Guardian. Because buyers, inspectors and…

Barbara Krug, RSM, joins CSB

Barbara Krug Barbara Krug, professor at RSM – The Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the leading business school in the Netherlands, has joined the China Speakers Bureau as a speaker. Ms…

Added: ‘governance’ category

Image via Wikipedia One of our best visited section on this website is the ‘category’ section, where we try to define what sections our speakers belong to. We get some…

Explaining the Chinese internet – Sam Flemming

Sam Flemming China just passed the 253 million internet users at the end of June, making it into the largest online audience in the world. Sam Flemming of CIC explains…

The Western obsession with Chinese politics – Paul Denlinger

When Paul Denlinger gets a chance to explain US companies how it really works in China, nobody can stop him. He visited US internet guru Jeremiah Owyang in San Francisco…

Tips for picking a great speaker (8)

eliazar via FlickrThe intercultural dilemma’s Do not make jokes, is one of the main warnings we give speakers when they have to address an audience that is different from their…

Amy Sommers joins the China Speakers Bureau

Amy L. Sommers, partner at Squire, Sandres & Dempsey in Shanghai, has joined the China Speakers Bureau. Ms. Sommers is an award-winning speaker, working at the Shanghai office of Squire,…

China Speakers Bureau has gone live

Tom Doctoroff, one of our celebrity speakers The website of the China Speakers Bureau has gone live this weekend. There is still some fine tuning to be done, speakers to…

What is Coca-Cola getting for its Olympic investment

And the winner is….WikipediaCoca-Cola is spending an estimated US$ 450 million for marketing during the Beijing Olympics, up to US$90 million in sponsorship fees and about four times that figure…

Private equity firms turn to China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein Private equity firms turn increasingly to China as their home markets in Europe and especially the US are dropping very fast, argues Shaun Rein, Managing director of China…

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